Register for an acctivity at the Club's monthly meeting or by contacting the Leader directly

  The Calendar is updated regularly however always check with the Leader to confirm arrangements

  A complete description of and information about the activity is provided at the Club meeting prior to the activity

  It is your responsibility to ensure that you are fit enough for the activity. 

We have a grading system but even so, what can be an easy walk for one person may be quite strenuous for another.  MINIMUM REQUREMENT FOR CLUB WALKS:  Any new members not from another Bushwalking Club must first participate in a training walk up "The Mongrel" (Mount Cotton) prior to engaging in any of our Redland Bushwalkers Club walks, which are rated 3 or higher in difficulty.

  DW = Day Walk   BC = Base Camp   TW = Through Walk   AB = Abseiling    CYC = Bike Ride    
  SOC = Social    KAY = Kayaking    TR = Training

  WALK GRADINGS:

Distance

Terrain

Fitness

S

Short Under 10km per day.

1-3

Graded track or open terrain, no scrub.

1-3

Easy, suitable for beginners.

M

Medium 10-15km per day.

4-5

Off track, bush, minor scrub, rainforest, rock hopping, minor scrambling.

4-5

Medium, Reasonable fitness required.

L

Long 15-20 km per day.

6-7

As above + thick scrub. Major rock scrambling using hands.

6-7

As above + agility required.

X L

Extra Long 20km+ per day.

8-9

As above + rope and technical ability required.

8-9

Hard strenuous, fit walkers only.

  KIT LISTS FOR WALKING   -   Day Walk Kit List   -   Through Walk Kit List


 

 
 

As of 28 Oct 2020

 

   

Covid-19 restrictions to Club activities:  Covid 19 Sign On Sheet

  1. Maximum 20 people on any activity, including the leader
  2. Limit carpooling
  3. All participants must sign on and off every activity 
  4. Participants to practice good personal hygiene (eg regularly washing hands and using hand sanitiser, coughing or sneezing into elbow)
  5. Participants to physically distance while taking part (keeping 1.5m from each other)
  6. If a chosen venue is crowded, an alternative should be sought. 

If participants have even a hint of cold or flu-like symptoms, please stay at home.

If a leader quizzes you about your movements during the restrictions please don't be offended, as they are just being very cautious. None of us want to see another outbreak, especially among our fellow members. 

 

   
       

OCTOBER 2020    
       
 

CANCELLED - BOOKED OUT -Sat 3- Mon 5  Goomburra Base Camp.  Expressions of interest requested.  Currently there are sites available .  Members need to book for camping themselves.  Day walks range from easy to moderate.  There is an easy track circuit at the campsite.  There is a a walk along Auracania Ck which may require a wade on the way to the falls.  There is also a dry track to the falls. Contact Ted Wassenberg at  twassenberg@optusnet.com or 0428 753 297

 

   
  Thu 1st - DW - Whites Hill Reserve - 7.30am entrance off Boundary Rd, meet at the playground/Toilet block. A couple of hours in Whites Hill Reserve, various tracks and trails with some hills, bring poles if you need them. Text Amanda if interested 0401 017 941     
       
 

Thurs 8-Mon 12 Giraweend Base Camp.  Margie and I will  be camping at Castle Rock camp ground from the Thursday to the Monday.  Day walks will be to the many interesting rock formations, starting from the camp ground.  This is a great time of the year to visit as the temperatures are starting to warm up.

To see the park map go to https:/parks.des.qld.gov.au/_data_assets/pdf_file/0026/155834/girraween-map.pdf  

To book your site go to: https://qpws.usedirect.com/qpws/

Leader David Rae david.r.rae@gmail.com

   
       
 

Thu 8th Oct – DW S F3 T3- Bayview Conservation Park. Meet 8am at the end of Teviot Rd, Carbrook. Walks are usually 2-3 hours and usually under 10km. A couple of hours of wandering in Bayview, this trail should include the remnants of a stone hut that has history to the Redlands and Dunwich Asylum on Stradbroke Island. BYO refreshments coffee/tea thermos, snack etc. to have on the trail. Contact Amanda 0401 017 941

   
 

 

 

   

Tues 13th - DW M T3/4 F4 - 5-6 Hours - Leaving Redlands at 6:00am, meet at approx 7:30 at the end of Tallebudgera Creek Rd, parking on the right hand side.  No toilets, stop in Township if needed.  Walk starts with a couple of creek crossings.  I imagine it will be quite dry.  Then we head off up the Cream Track which is a track that is all up to the Springbrook plateau, a fairly shaded track.  Poles will be useful.  Morning tea on the track and lunch up at Springbrook at the top before returning the same way back down to the cars.   Bring plenty of water, snacks, lunch, hat, insect spray, all the usual day walk gear.  If interested text Amanda 0401 017 941    
       
  Wed 14th Oct Club Meeting - POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE    
       
 

Thu 15th - Don and Christine Burnett Conservation Park SDW T3 F3 . Corner Avalon and Ford Rd, Sheldon. Start 8am. Mid week walk 2-3 hours under 10km, on tracks, partly shaded. Bring morning tea/ thermos to have on the trail. Leader: Monica - If interested text
Amanda 0401 017 941

   
       
  Sat 17th DW S T3 F3 Mount Cotton: This walk is approx 6 km return and takes about two hours.  Suitable as an introductory walk for prospective new members or a training walk for members.  (There is the option to take the harder walk up Mongrel Hill). We will leave  from the Green Box at 7:30 am.  Plenty of parking on the opposite side of the road in a cleared gravel area in front of property No 712-730 West Mount Cotton Road, Sheldon.  Hiking poles are recommended as there are loose gravel spots, please bring sufficient water as the weather is warming up.   Contact Carmel Cash - email carmelcash@bigpond.com or 0438 242 2489.    
       

Sat 17th- THREE CAPES BIKE RIDE:  DATE CHANGE DUE TO RABY BAY TRIATHION  -       A ride around Wellington Point, Cleveland Point and Victoria Point and back.  Starting from Wellington Point Railway Station at 06:30 we ride out to Wellington Point and back, then continue to Cleveland Point via Ormiston.  At Cleveland Point we take a short drink break before continuing to Victoria Point along Eddie Santaguiana way.  At Vicky Point we take a longer break for refreshments (possibe sausage sizzle) before the last leg back to Wello Point Railway Station.  If you don't feel like you are up to the whole ride, you can join in for any section of your choice.  Approximate distances and riding times:  Wellington Point Railway Station - Wellington Point - Cleveland Point, 16.6 km: 1 hour.  Victoria Point-Wellington Point Railway Station 19.3 km:  1 hour 10 min. A more detailed timetable will be issued closer to the day.  Please indicate your interest to Mats Andersson 0423 718 811 or matsmarika@gmail.com    
       
 

Thu 22nd  DW S F2-3 T2-3 - Toohey Forest : Meet 8am Gertrude Petty Place carpark. 2-3 hours, maybe a little bit of off track and some hills. Nothing serious. Bring poles if you need them. Hat and water. Morning tea and byo hot drink. Usually stop at Mt Gravatt lookout for our refreshment. Text Amanda if interested 0401 017 941 

   
       
 

Tue 27th Oct - S DW F2 T2 – Venmans: Couple of hours in Venmans. Walk through to the Quarry. All on tracks. Meet 7.30 at Venmans carpark. west Mt Cotton Rd. Text Amanda if interested 0401 017 941 

   
       
       
  NOVEMBER  2020    
       

Tues 3rd/Wed 4th - BC staying overnight at O'Reillys Green Mountains Campground, Lamington National Park: https://oreillys.com.au/oreillys-campground/.  If you don't want to stay the night you can do either of the walks listed as day walks.  Leaders:  Amanda and Leah

 

Tues 3rd - Albert River Circuit.  MDW F3-4 T3 - 21 kms, 7-8 hours approx.  Leave Redlands 6:30am, approx 90 mins to O'Reillys -, start walking by 8:30.  We will walk the track anticlockwise.  This walk is all ontrack through beautiful rainforest, streams, and pools, if you want a swim.  Bring snacks, lunch,  water etc.  We will have plenty of breaks along the way.  After the walk we will set up our tents/vans etc. at Green Mountains Campground.  Communal camp kitchen and amenities.

 

Wed 4th - Python Rock and Pats Bluff SDW F3 T3 - this is a flat track walk approx 5 kms and will be done after packing up and on our way home.  Again beautiful rainforest, pleasant walking with great views of Moran's falls and Castle Crag.

 

Book your own accomodation directly with O'Reillys either on the Website or by phoning 1800 688 722.  Unpowered camping, Safari tents, Van sites available to book.

 

If interested text Amanda 0401 017 941

 

   

Fri 6th to Sun 8th Nov RBC Christmas Breakup 2020. Further details to follow    
       
  Sat 7th Nov - West Canungra Creek Circuit - DW T4 F5 Distance: 14 km return. The West Canungra Creek Circuit track descends to "Yerralahla" (blue pool), passing by some large rainforest trees including red cedar, (Toona ciliata), and then follows the creek for most of its length, crossing it several times. The track exits via the Box Forest circuit and via the Boarder Track to O'Reilly's Tea House. Hiking poles are recommended as there are several creek crossing. Bring morning tea, lunch water, hat, insect repellent, poles etc.  Coffee at O'Reilly's afterwards.  Leave Spring Gully stays at 7.30am. Text Julie Cummings on 0422 318 283.  I will be leaving Cleveland at 6am with coffee stop at Canungra on the way if anyone would like a lift    
       
  Wed 11th Nov Club Meeting - POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE    
       
 

Mon 16th Nov- Shipstern, Binna Burra - LDW F4 T4, 6-7 hours.Leave Redlands 5.45am, approx travel time 2hours. We will walk this track anti clockwise. Start off on the Border track. Good views, couple of waterfalls, rainforest. Bring snacks, lunch, water, hat, insect repellant, poles etc.

If Interested text Amanda 0401 017 941

   
       
 

Sat/Sun 28/29 Nov -  TW Rat-a-tat  M  T 4/5  F4  10-15km. Max. 8 people. Details to follow. If interested please contact: Bea Email: beaberger@hotmail.com.  Mob: 0409 828 589

   
       
  DECEMBER 2020    
       
  JANUARY 2021    
       
  Sun 10th Jan - Mystery Champagne Walk- S1 T1 F1 plus FUN!!  It is a Mystery to unfold regarding “How” we will be able to have this event if there are “Covid” restrictions in place.  Guess it will be a numbers game??  I am guessing it will be first on the list has a good chance of being able to attend?  What is known… It will be outdoors.  It will be the 10th and final M.C.W. organised by leader Carmel Cash.  More information towards end of December 2020. Leader: Carmel Cash M: 0438 242 249 E: carmelcash@bigpond.com    
       
  DATE CLAIMER FOR 2021 : (August,  Friday 6th - Monday 9th 2021)  Moreton Island Camping.  Walking Weekend 4 days. Date claimer. More information early 2021.  Weekend has been booked with Alan Gennings at Blue Lagoon. Leader: Carmel Cash M: 0438 242 249 E: carmelcash@bigpond.com    
       
       
       
       

 

 
 
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